War Paint

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War Paint is an item which was added in the Jungle Inferno Update to replace campaign weapon drops and weapon cases, and was first showcased on Day 2 of the update. When one of nearly forty patterns is selected from a War Paint Case, it can be previewed on a weapon and applied to create a new unique weapon with the selected pattern. War Paints can also be obtained in Strange (Stat Tracking) or Unusual qualities. Paints and cases can be obtained through Blood Money from the Mercenary Park Gift Shop. War Paint and War Painted weapons have the Decorated quality.

Note: War Paint cannot be applied on existing weapons in your inventory. Upon using War Paint, a new item is created.

Paintable Weapons

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Scout
Scattergun Scattergun
Shortstop Shortstop
Soda Popper Soda Popper
Winger Winger
Holy Mackerel Holy Mackerel
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Soldier
Rocket Launcher Rocket Launcher
Air Strike Air Strike
Black Box Black Box
Disciplinary Action Disciplinary Action
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Pyro
Flame Thrower Flame Thrower
Degreaser Degreaser
Dragon's Fury Dragon's Fury
Detonator Detonator
Scorch Shot Scorch Shot
Back Scratcher Back Scratcher
Powerjack Powerjack
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Demoman
Grenade Launcher Grenade Launcher
Iron Bomber Iron Bomber
Loch-n-Load Loch-n-Load
Loose Cannon Loose Cannon
Stickybomb Launcher Stickybomb Launcher
Claidheamh Mor Claidheamh Mòr
Persian Persuader Persian Persuader
Scotsman's Skullcutter Scotsman's Skullcutter
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Heavy
Minigun Minigun
Brass Beast Brass Beast
Tomislav Tomislav
Family Business Family Business
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Engineer
Rescue Ranger Rescue Ranger
Wrench Wrench
Jag Jag
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Medic
Crusader's Crossbow Crusader's Crossbow
Medigun Medi Gun
Amputator Amputator
Ubersaw Übersaw
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Sniper
Sniper Rifle Sniper Rifle
Bazaar Bargain Bazaar Bargain
SMG Submachine Gun
Shahanshah Shahanshah
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Spy
Revolver Revolver
Knife Knife
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Scout
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Engineer
Pistol Pistol
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Soldier
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Pyro
Reserve Shooter Reserve Shooter
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Soldier
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Pyro
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Heavy
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Engineer
Shotgun Shotgun
Panic Attack Panic Attack
Only Dragon Slayer can be used on this weapon.

Notes

  • War Paints obtained through the Mercenary Park Gift Shop cannot be of Strange (Stat Tracking) or Unusual qualities.

Bugs

  • Although War Paints all have a Grade, none of them can be used in a Trade-Up. This bug is currently preventing a number of Decorated weapons from being available within the Strange quality.
  • Before the patch that fixed the rarities of mercenary grade War Paints appearing as civilian grade, civilian grade paints could be strangified using the Civilian grade Stat clock. Currently, the few weapons that were strangified, are now impossible to get unless unboxed. These painted weapons have a civilian grade border.
  • Weapons made out of War Paints will not be marked as part of the corresponding collection in your Steam Inventory.
  • Even though the new paints follow the same code as the previous skins, they can not be festivized besides the jag

Update history

October 20, 2017 Patch #1 (Jungle Inferno Update)
  • 2 new War Paint collections made up of community-made War Paints and official War Paints.
  • 2 new War Paint collections filled with Classic weapon skins being brought back for another tour.

October 20, 2017 Patch #2

  • Fixed not being able to redeem War Paints.
  • Fixed War Paints not displaying properly in the backpack.

October 23, 2017 Patch

  • Fixed showing only a few weapons instead of the full set when redeeming a War Paint.
  • Fixed War Paints and weapons that came out of campaign cases not displaying the correct rarity.

October 24, 2017 Patch

October 31, 2017 Patch

  • Updated War Paints purchased from the Mercenary Park Gift Shop so they use all wear levels.

November 1, 2017 Patch

  • War Paints directly purchased with Blood Money in the Mercenary Park Gift Shop and the Dragon Slayer come as Factory New again.
    • Existing War Paints and weapons affected by yesterday's change will be fixed-up in the coming days.
  • Fixed the War Paint icons in the Steam Community Market.
  • War Paints now have individual listings on the Steam Community Market.

War Paint Collections

Jungle Jackpot Collection

Infernal Reward War Paint Collection

Decorated War Hero Collection

Saxton Select Collection